#NextGenATP Italian Giulio Zeppieri will make his main-draw debut at Roland Garros after overcoming Frenchman Sean Cuenin 6-3, 6-4 in the third qualifying round on Thursday.
The 20-year-old, currently at a career-high No. 215 in the Pepperstone ATP Rankings, did not drop a set during qualifying. It is the first time Zeppieri has qualified for a Grand Slam.
Bernabe Zapata Miralles booked his spot in the main draw for the second consecutive year, rallying past #NextGenATP Italian Luca Nardi 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 in the final qualifying round. The Spaniard recovered from a slow start against Nardi, who is 10th in the Pepperstone ATP Race To Milan, to advance after one hour and 59 minutes.
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Portugal’s Nuno Borges will make his Roland Garros debut after he eliminated Hungarian Zsombor Piros 3-6, 6-2, 6-1 in one hour and 45 minutes. The World No. 126 is now 25-9 across all levels this season.
In his fifth qualifying attempt, Czech Zdenek Kolar finally reached the main draw in Paris with a 6-3, 6-4 win over Italian Franco Agamenone, while Australian Jason Kubler defeated Portugal’s Pedro Sousa 7-5, 6-2.
Austrian Sebastian Ofner, who lifted an ATP Challenger Tour title in Prague in April, moved past Italian Alessandro Giannessi 6-4, 1-6, 6-2 and Borna Gojo downed Argentine Juan Ignacio Londero 7-6(1), 6-1. Gojo lost in qualifying at all four Grand Slams in 2021, but produced a dominant performance to ensure he did not suffer more heartbreak.
Argentine Santiago Fa Rodriguez Taverna will make his Grand Slam debut after edging Dimitar Kuzmanov 6-4, 3-6, 6-3.